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Charlotte, NC builds a live music village: A transformed 1900s textile mill, Charlotte’s NC Music Factory may not be
City of Birmingham hints at crowdsourced placemaking: While we have examples of the private sector crowdsourcing places and the
Rightsizing, not downsizing, is what the next gen is about: While ‘one size fits all’ may have been the mass production model
Hilo, HI: First crowdsourced placemaking municipality: Crowdsourced placemaking had been a private sector sponsored success in Bristol, CT,
Popularise’ looks to crowdsource storefront businesses: The sons of a big-time developer in Washington DC learned enough about
Locavesting, crowdfunding local businesses on the rise: We’re reaching the tipping point where our investment and tax dollars are
Big Head’ and ‘Long Tail’ both key to placemaking: As we’re witnessing in communities from the Middle East to Wall Street,
The crowdsourced placemaking grant list: Demand sparks supply, so let’s get a list of cities that want
Pop-up placemaking and next gen urban neighborhoods: ‘Popups’ are short-term experiences that provide the freedom to experiment with projects
Revitalizing a struggling downtown: Crowdsource it… or not: With the Village of Hempstead, Long Island, New York, when a development
What is triple-bottom-line real estate development?: Many of us know that the triple bottom line means “people, planet
New “Crowdsourcing for Idiots” book features town: There’s a plethora of books on crowdsourcing out there, but only one